Celebrate Pi Day At Bradbury Science Museum Saturday

Bradbury Science Museum. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Learn more about Pi, the mathematical constant representing the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, by visiting Los Alamos Nationl Laboratory Bradbury Science Museum and celebrating Pi Day Saturday, March 14 on Central Avenue at 15th Street, and next door at Time Out Pizzeria.

Events include talks beginning at noon by LANL mathematicians Sara Del Valle, Carrie Manore and Kyle Hickmann at Time Out Pizzeria. To celebrate Pi Day, Time Out Pizzeria is offering a one-topping personal pan pizza for $3.14 all day at its Los Alamos and White Rock locations.

Scientist in the Spotlight

Also on Saturday, Laboratory scientists and Bradbury Science Museum scientist ambassadors Nicole Jeffery will talk about sea ice, Chuck Mielke will talk about magnets and Teri Roberts will talk about the science of computer software and hardware respectively. The museum’s Scientist in the Spotlight program occurs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the second Saturday of every month.

And from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the museum, the FIRST LEGO League team comprised of Los Alamos Girl Scouts will demonstrate robots that team members have built and show museum visitors how to design, build, test and program robots.

Museum events are always free and open to the public. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Questions? Contact Jessica Privette at the museum at 505.667.0375.

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